Post Office Mural – Rogers City MI

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Description

This oil-on-canvas mural, entitled “Harbor at Rogers City,” was painted by James Calder and installed on September 16, 1941.

Calder painted three post office murals in Michigan, including “St. Clair River” in St. Clair and “Waiting for the Mail” on the wall of the Grand Ledge Post Office, portraying a farm family anticipating their daily delivery.

Source notes

http://genealogytrails.com/mich/presque/rogerspo.html
http://www.voicenews.com/articles/2011/01/24/life/doc4d389a46dfc2e210714836.txt
http://www.preservationnation.org/magazine/2005/january-february/a-marvelous-harvest-1.html
Originally posted in the New Deal Art Registry: http://www.newdealartregistry.org/
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Location Info

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188 North 3rd Street
Rogers City, MI 49779

Location notes: Lobby

Coordinates: 45.42029, -83.816568

One comment on “Post Office Mural – Rogers City MI

  1. Christine C. Smith

    Hello,

    I am Christine Calder Smith, niece of James Calder. He also painted the murals in St. Clair Post Office and Grand ledge, Michigan. I have photographed the Grand Ledge, Michigan and St. Clair Michigan. I would be glad to share the pictures with New Deal project site.

    Christine Calder smith

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